• 15

    04, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    For most people, daily activities seem trivial – we often take our ability to complete basic tasks without issue for granted. However, many things can happen to inhibit our ability to completely care for ourselves like injury, illness, or inability. In fact, the average life expectancy in the US [...]

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  • 30

    03, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    As we greet spring, it’s easy to get caught up in our every day lives – planting the garden, taking trips to visit loved ones, and getting through that tough spring cleaning. But with more activity, comes an even greater responsibility to pay attention to our heart health. At [...]

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  • 26

    02, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    This Friday, February 26th is National Pistachio Day and we’re here to celebrate! We know it sounds a little silly to have a whole day dedicated to one little nut, but the truth is, pistachios, along with other nuts, are an incredible addition to senior diets. The [...]

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  • 12

    02, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) is working to draw attention to the impact of cardiac rehabilitation in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease through Cardiac Rehabilitation Week. (AACVPR) The staff at the Mayo Clinic explains, “Cardiac rehabilitation often involves exercise training, emotional support, [...]

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  • 29

    01, 2021

    January 29, 2021 is National Puzzle Day and we’re here to help you celebrate! Puzzles actually encompass a number of games that require players to strategically assemble pieces to create a complete structure including word searches, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, crossword puzzles, 3D structure puzzles, and even Rubik’s cubes. Puzzles [...]

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  • 15

    01, 2021

    Categories: Elderly Care

    1 - Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States and the world. According to BrightFocus, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding research to help defeat Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, more than three million Americans are living with glaucoma. 2.7 million of those [...]

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  • 22

    12, 2020

    Categories: Elderly Care

    There are a number of reasons people seek out the help of in-home caregivers. Whether living with chronic illness, recovering from surgery, or learning new routines to maintain independence while aging, caregivers offer needed relief for many people, young and old. Many times, the transition to in-home care can [...]

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  • 30

    11, 2020

    Categories: Elderly Care

    What is supposed to be a joy-filled season, can feel incredibly stressful for friends and family members providing in-home care for a loved one. The pressure to create the perfect holiday experience on top of the day-to-day activities that come with caring for someone with long-term illness, dealing with [...]

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  • 13

    11, 2020

    Categories: Elderly Care

    Helping Seniors Maintain Their Independence The idea of, “routine flexibility,” is a bit of an oxymoron, but is an integral part of what AmeriCare caregivers do best. AmeriCare owners pride themselves on their track record of empowering clients to maintain their independence while fulfilling their specific needs in service [...]

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  • 30

    10, 2020

    Categories: Elderly Care

    Halloween doesn’t have to be all about the scares! This year consider spending some time with the aging loved ones in your life. There are many engaging and enriching activities you can participate in that don’t involve startling jumps or scream-inducing scares. Join AmeriCare as we review a few [...]

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